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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  228 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Grants to USA Researchers, Teachers, and Scholars for Advanced Humanities Research

Deadline 09/25/19

Grants of $6,000 to USA individual teachers, scholars, and researchers to support scholarly research in the humanities disciplines. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support two months of full-time work and may support recipients’ compensation, travel, and other costs relat...

GrantWatch ID#: 151116

Grants and In-Kind Services to USA and Puerto Rico Nonprofits in Eligible Cities to Establish...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $50,000 and in-kind services to California, Florida, Pennsylvania, New York, and Puerto Rico nonprofit organizations in eligible cities to establish technology centers and programs for teenagers. Funding is intended to support community-based organizations that have an existing after-school teen program and...

GrantWatch ID#: 181619

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Present Outdoor Music Concert Series in Small and Mid-Sized Town...

Deadline 09/20/19

Grants of $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations to present free, professional music concert series that are open to the public and that take place in small to mid-sized towns and cities. The public spaces in which the concerts are to take place must be outdoors, easily accessible to a wide range of socioec...

GrantWatch ID#: 174677

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Improve the Quality of Library...

Deadline 03/30/20 LOI Date: 09/27/19

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival and library fields. Applicants must complete required registrations and submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to California Nonprofits for Youth Development, Health, Education, and Human Services...

Deadline 09/13/19

Grants of up to $6,500 and grants of up to $13,000 to California nonprofit organizations for programs and projects benefiting the communities of Geyserville and Healdsburg. Funding is intended to support operational and programmatic expenses in the areas of youth development and education, health and human services, enviro...

GrantWatch ID#: 173873

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, K-12 Schools, and Colleges to Enhance K-14 Educat...

Deadline 08/16/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations, government agencies, K-12 schools, and community colleges to enhance education in Tri-Valley communities and surrounding counties. Funding is primarily intended to support projects and programs in the areas of public K-14 science, math, and engine...

GrantWatch ID#: 159004

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Enrichment Programming for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 08/16/19

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit underserved and low-income middle school youth in Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. Funding is intended to support programming for a variety of high-quality enrichment opportunities t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174255

Grants to USA Artists, Ensembles, and Nonprofits for Performances at International Cultural ...

Deadline 09/05/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to USA and territories individual artists, ensembles, and nonprofit arts organizations to support performances at performing arts marketplaces and international festivals outside of the United States. Funding is intended to support performances representing all performing arts discipli...

GrantWatch ID#: 174881

Grants to USA Artists to Support the Creation of Artistic Works

Deadline 08/20/19

Grants averaging $250 to USA and territories artists for creative projects. Funding is intended to assist with expenses such as recording studio time, performances, art supplies, exhibits, project-related expenses, and residencies. This grant is open to artists of any discipline. Funding is intended to support artists who ...

GrantWatch ID#: 186359

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Support Humanities Fellowships

Deadline 08/21/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies to support fellowships that facilitate quality research and advanced study in the humanities. Required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Fellowship programs may take place in the U.S. or abroad. Funding is intended to foster communities of intell...

GrantWatch ID#: 164803

Grants to USA Academics and Professionals for Research and Teaching Opportunities Abroad

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/21/19

Grants to USA academics and professionals to participate in research and teaching in a broad range of disciplines. Funding will support work at qualifying institutions, research centers, and organizations throughout the world. Opportunities are open to university and college faculty and administrators, as well as artists, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159878

Grants to San Francisco Bay Area, California Artists and Organizations for Theater Projects ...

Deadline 09/16/19 Conference Date: 08/21/19

Grants of up to $2,500 and grants of up to $5,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California professionally oriented theatre artists and small organizations for theater projects and capacity building. Funding is intended to encourage creative, impactful, and risk-taking artistic projects.

GrantWatch ID#: 181128

Opportunity for USA Artists and Design Professionals to Participate in a Placemaking Design ...

Deadline 08/23/19

Opportunity for USA artists, teams of artists, engineers, architects, landscape architects, planners, and urban, product, and industrial designers to compete for a $50,000 to $90,000 prize to design a creative placemaking project for a pre-selected site in Washington, DC. Eligible contest participants will plan, construct,...

GrantWatch ID#: 186477

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Share Innovative and Unique Ide...

Deadline 08/27/19

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to attend a multi-disciplinary conference centered around the sharing of innovative ideas. Fellows represent a broad range of fields, and may include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurs, scientists, human rights activities, NGO leaders, artists, inventors, and ad...

GrantWatch ID#: 173665

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for Arts Projects that Promote Collabor...

Deadline 09/20/19 Conference Date: 08/29/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Bay Area, California artists and nonprofit arts organizations for arts projects and programs that promote arts access and training, stability, and collaboration. Funding is intended for projects in the disciplines of music, visual arts, festivals, dance, theater, and literary arts. Applicants mus...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists for Arts Education Programs in Santa B...

Deadline 10/25/19 LOI Date: 08/30/19

Grants to California nonprofits, schools, and artists to build partnerships and provide resources that focus on performing arts exposure and education for youth within Santa Barbara County. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to submitting a full application. Funding must support programs for students in grades kindergarte...

GrantWatch ID#: 173787

Grants to San Diego County, California Nonprofits and Schools for Capital Support

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants of up to $20,000, and grants starting at $20,000 to San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations and schools for capital projects or items. Funding is intended for health, social services, education, and cultural arts. Public and private schools may apply for proposals that address the critical needs of a sp...

GrantWatch ID#: 177027

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Counties for Community Betterment P...

Deadline 08/30/19

Grants ranging between $3,000 and $7,500 to California nonprofits and government agencies for community projects that contribute to the welfare of eligible counties. Requests for specific purposes will be given preference over requests for general operating expenses. Eligible counties include: Alameda, Alpine, Amador, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 178403

Fellowships to USA Members and Descendants of Native American Tribes, and Hawaii and Alaska N...

Deadline 08/31/19

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA individual members and descendants of a Native American tribe, and Alaska and Hawaii Natives, to sustain, preserve, and share cultural knowledge. The program will provide recipients with both financial and technical support. Recipients will be offered tools, resources, and capital to buil...

GrantWatch ID#: 174413

Fellowships to USA Native Artists for Professional Development and Cultural Heritage Preserva...

Deadline 08/31/19

Fellowships of up to $5,000 to USA individual Native artists for self-directed programs to enhance their business skills and preserve their cultural knowledge. Fellowships are intended to provide individualized technical assistance, professional development guidance, and working capital to begin or expand an arts business....

GrantWatch ID#: 174427

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Environmental Activism through Film

Deadline 08/31/19

Grants typically ranging between $15,000 and $30,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations that use film and media as part of a campaign tool to promote environmental activism. Funding is intended to support campaigns that inspire audiences to become environmental activists through film and media. P...

GrantWatch ID#: 185170

Fellowships to USA and Japan Individuals for Multidisciplinary Research on Security, Sustain...

Deadline 09/01/19

Fellowships to USA and Japan scholars and professionals to support multidisciplinary research related to topics of global concern. Possible research themes include security, sustainable development, governance and civic participation, and social, cultural, and scientific trends and transformations. The purpose of this pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 160774

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Universities for Book Publication

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, universities, museums, civic institutions, and trade publishers for financial assistance to produce and publish non-fiction books. Funding is intended for publications on the subjects of art, architecture and design; cultural history, the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 170317
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Grants to California Artists and Nonprofits to Provide Arts for the Underserved in Santa Cla...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to California individual artists and nonprofit arts organizations for projects and activities that provide increased access to arts opportunities for the diverse cultural communities and underserved populations of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. Eligible projects must fit into one of six categories (Arts Educ...

GrantWatch ID#: 173162

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Arts Organizations to Support Visual Artists' Professional and C...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit and arts organizations, museums, and cultural institutions for projects that support visual artists' needs and contribute to their creative and professional development. Funding is intended to support initiatives such as exhibitions, regranting, catalogs, curatorial programs at museums, and artist r...

GrantWatch ID#: 173516

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Businesses, and Artists to Promote the Arts of Osage Nation and Na...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA artists, organizations, foundations, museums, and businesses to promote the arts of the Osage Nation and Native American Culture. This program enables Osage artists, as well as Osage-related arts-oriented organizations, to carry out a wide range of arts activities. Priorities for Funding:...

GrantWatch ID#: 173610

Grants to Livermore, California Arts Organizations, Nonprofits, and Artists for Local Arts I...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to Livermore, California individual artists, arts organizations, and arts nonprofits to enhance and expand programs and services that increase access to the arts. Funding is intended to support a wide range of artistic activities that provide cultural enrichment to the local community.

GrantWatch ID#: 173821
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Grants to California Nonprofits to Benefit Salinas Valley and Monterey County Residents

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants starting at $5,000 to Monterey County, California nonprofit organizations for programs, capital projects, and operational support to benefit local residents. Focus areas include health, arts, culture, senior citizens, children, youth, families, animal welfare, agricultural education, and the environment. Special att...

GrantWatch ID#: 173955

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Educational Programs and Activities that Promote Art Made from ...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for programs and activities that promote the appreciation and development of art made from glass. Funding may be used for brochures, catalogs, curatorial stipends, exhibitions, videos, and residencies for visiting artists. Funding is intended to support proposals demonstrating a ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179496
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Grants to Belvedere, California Organizations for Quality of Life, Preservation, Health, and...

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants to Belvedere, California organizations to improve the quality of life for local residents and preserve the area's unique character. Applications will be considered in areas such as enhancement and/or preservation, educational opportunities, healthy living, community interaction, public safety, and emergency prepared...

GrantWatch ID#: 180173

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Japanese-Language Learning Contests and Events

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for state, regional, and national events involving Japanese-language education. Applicants must notify the funding source of their intent to apply. Examples of eligible events include quiz contests, speech contests, and presentational events...

GrantWatch ID#: 180655

Grants to Livermore, California Artists and Organizations for Local Arts Programming

Deadline 09/01/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to Livermore, California artists and artistic organizations to increase arts opportunities and programming for the cultural enrichment of local residents. Funding is intended to support programs and projects in areas such as theater, dance, heritage, visual arts, media, new media, film, and infrastr...

GrantWatch ID#: 185996

Grants to Nevada and California Nonprofits to Benefit Eligible Communities

Deadline 09/02/19

Grants to Nevada and California nonprofit organizations for projects and programs serving the North Lake Tahoe-Truckee region . Funding is intended for arts and culture; education; health and human services; animal welfare; community improvement; environment, conservation, recreation; and youth development. Eligible areas...

GrantWatch ID#: 184274
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Local Governments, and Native American Organizations to Benefit Na...

Deadline 09/03/19

Grants ranging from $150 to $10,000 to Oregon local governments and charitable organizations in eligible counties and to USA Native American organizations for programs that benefit Native American communities. Funding is provided for programs in the areas of alcohol and drug treatment, cultural activities, the arts, educat...

GrantWatch ID#: 145701
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Domestic or International Educational Programs

Deadline 10/04/19 LOI Date: 09/06/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for educational projects operating nationally or internationally. Grants are typically used for seed funding of new or expanding programs. Applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting a full application. The Funding Source is particularly interested in supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 156301

Matching Grants to Santa Cruz County, California Public Schools and Community Arts Organizat...

Deadline 09/06/19

Matching grants of up to $1,500 to Santa Cruz County, California public schools and community arts organizations for arts education. Funding is intended for a range of classroom programs, such as performances, workshops, and residencies involving teaching artists of performing, visual, and literary arts. Funding is base...

GrantWatch ID#: 173746
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Grants to Santa Clara County, California Organizations, IHEs, and Artists for Innovative Art...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants of $10,000 to Santa Clara County, California nonprofit and for-profit organizations, individual artists, and IHE departments for innovative and entrepreneurial creative arts initiatives. Funding is intended to test and professionally develop new programs and messages that resonate with potential donors and audiences...

GrantWatch ID#: 179937
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Health, Environment, Youth, and Community D...

Deadline 09/06/19

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 and grants ranging from $15,001 to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations and public agencies for innovative and emerging programs that improve the quality of life of communities in Monterey County. Funding is intended to address important issues in the following five areas: com...

GrantWatch ID#: 180122
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Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits and Schools to Benefit Youth in Grades K-12

Deadline 09/10/19

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations and schools to benefit youth in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Focus areas include arts education programs and academic programs, including tutoring. Qualifying programs must serve youth in grades K-12. This gr...

GrantWatch ID#: 176177

Grants to USA Colleges and Universities to Support International Teaching Residencies

Deadline 11/01/19 Conference Date: 09/10/19

Grants to USA colleges and universities to host international scholars through residency programs. Resident scholars will primarily teach undergraduate classes in their discipline of expertise. Funding is intended to bring international representatives to enhance the curriculum, campuses, and host communities.

GrantWatch ID#: 137086

Fellowships to USA Independent Artists and Collectives for the Collaborative Promotion of Ar...

Deadline 10/16/19 Conference Date: 09/10/19

Fellowships of $20,000 to USA independent artists and arts collectives for collaborative opportunities to promote art projects that encourage social engagement. Funding is intended to support artists in creating structures, experiences, and exchanges that inspire audiences, highlight seemingly intractable social problems, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162428
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars and Practitioners to Develop New Rese...

Deadline 09/12/19

Fellowships of $77,500 to USA, Canada, and International scholars and practitioners to support creative new projects in the fields of arts, humanities, and social sciences. Fellows will be based in Greater Boston during their fellowship and will be required to regularly share their work in progress. Applications are welcom...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Interior Design Research Projects

Deadline 09/13/19

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA, Canada, and international researchers for research projects that address gaps in industry knowledge. Funding is intended for research that can ultimately be developed into educational resources and disseminated throughout the design community, for the benefit of everyone.

GrantWatch ID#: 186556
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Grants to USA Nonprofit Educational Institutions to Purchase Learning Materials for Japanese...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA nonprofit educational institutions to purchase materials in support of Japanese-language programs. Applicants must notify the funding source of their intent to apply. Funding is intended to be used for teaching materials such as dictionaries, textbooks, audio-video materials, digital learning ...

GrantWatch ID#: 152885
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Journalistic Integrity and Quality Work

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote integrity and quality within the field of journalism. Funding may support career development, multimedia education, First Amendment causes, international free press, professional organizations, media research, and programs that foster diversity, ethics and entrepreneurial en...

GrantWatch ID#: 162293
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Environment, Children, Animal Welfare, and Hum...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations that focus on humanitarian support, the environment, children, arts, education, and animal welfare. Preference will be given to those organizations, individuals, and initiatives that will inspire others to get involved, stand the test of time, and will be a manifestation of the Foundat...

GrantWatch ID#: 164766
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Contemporary Visual Arts Projects and Exhibits in Los An...

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants to California nonprofits for programs that bring contemporary visual arts to community groups and audiences in Los Angeles County. Preference will be given to applicants located in the San Gabriel Valley. Grants are intended for established as well as nontraditional institutions. All proposals must fall within th...

GrantWatch ID#: 166027
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Grants to USA Individuals for the Development of Architecture Projects

Deadline 09/15/19

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $20,000 to USA individuals to support the development of architectural projects. Funding is intended to help execute a project, as well as provide seed money for projects in the early stages of development.

GrantWatch ID#: 172828
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit and Commercial Publishers to Fund Scholar...

Deadline 12/15/19 LOI Date: 09/15/19

Grants of up to $15,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit or commercial publishers to help produce or translate scholarly manuscripts addressing the subjects of American art history, visual studies, and related topics. Applicants must submit an LOI prior to applying. Funding is intended for manuscripts that are b...

GrantWatch ID#: 173002